2. The Pinta was pint-sized: Columbus's third ship was only 50 feet long.
3. American's travel 1,144,721,000 miles by air everyday.
4. On strike: The average American goes bowling 233 times in their lifetime.
5. For the birds: The Swiss Army keeps 20,000 carrier pigeons for emergency communications.
6. Pirates thought that wearing an earring in a pierced ear improved their eyesight.
7. Sports stat: On average, for every 100,000 people who play football, 2,171 are seriously injured.
8. Americans spend $1,5 billion on toothpaste and $680 million on mouthwash every year.
9. Twenty-three percent of Americans who study abroad go to England; 12% go to France.
10. True lies: 57% of Americans say they "look younger" than they are.